Digital Humanities

Exploring digital humanities in South Africa: A discussion with Justus Roux

In a line-up that promises to be both edifying and stimulating, Prof Justus C Roux is one of the plenary speakers at DH-IGNITE. He has been a trailblazer in establishing digital infrastructure to support the development of language resources in South Africa.

Launching the Digital Humanities Open Educational Resources Champions Initiative

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) and the North-West University’s (NWU) UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and Open Educational Resources (OERs) are proud to announce the first intake of our Digital Humanities OER Champions Initiative.

Around the globe - July 2021

In this post we share some resources and opportunities from the local and global Digital Humanities and Computational Social Sciences communities.

Around the globe - June 2021

May and June have been busy months for Digital Humanities and Computational Social Scientists around the world.

ESCALATOR at Open Education Week

In the first week of March ESCALATOR featured at Open Education Week 2021. During the short presentation Prof. Menno van Zaanen and Anelda van der Walt briefly introduced SADiLaR and their new capacity and community building programme.

Join global DH Slack workspace and "#dh_africa"

The Digital Humanities Slack is a set of informal, connected chat rooms for the digital humanities, with over 50 "channels" (chat rooms) devoted to specific topics such as DH teaching, coding, and conferences.

Digital Humanities and Computational Social Sciences in Africa

Reframing Digital Humanities: Conversations with Digital Humanists

Defining digital humanities is a unique academic challenge. In this volume, Julian Chambliss, Professor of English at Michigan State University, explores the meaning, practice, and implication of digital humanities by talking to scholars deeply engaged with digital methods and the promise they hold for the humanities.

What is Digital Humanities?